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Lemon chicken recipes

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Give chicken a zing with lemon juice and zest. Whether it's sticky lemon chicken or a simple roast, this humble citrus fruit takes it to the next level.

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  • Sticky lemon & sesame chicken

    Sticky lemon & sesame chicken

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.18 ratings

    This speedy, Asian-inspired chicken recipe is easy enough for kids to help cook - they'll love eating it, too!

  • Chicken tagine with lemons, olives & pomegranate served in a bowl

    Chicken tagine with lemons, olives & pomegranate

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.28 ratings

    Cook a one-pot chicken tagine the whole family will love. It somehow says summer and autumn in one bite using a gentle but heady Moroccan spice mix

  • Broccoli lemon chicken with cashews

    Broccoli lemon chicken with cashews

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.133 ratings

    A superhealthy meal for two - full of vitamin C. You could use ordinary broccoli instead of tender stem

  • Preserved lemon roast chicken with freekeh salad

    Preserved lemon roast chicken with freekeh salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A main course bursting with fresh flavours, citrussy chicken with mint, radish and spring onion-spiked grains - a new way to serve your roast

  • Three open wraps serving chicken & lemon skewers

    Chicken & lemon skewers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    These chicken skewers in flatbreads taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

  • Rosemary & lemon roast chicken

    Rosemary & lemon roast chicken

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    This Italian-inspired roast chicken couldn't be easier, but the result is really special

  • Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.38 ratings

    Pounding meat until thin and flat is a great technique for barbecued chicken breast, as it ensures it won’t dry out. Try this version with lemon and herbs.

  • Bowl of lemon chicken chunks with vegetables and noodles

    Lemon chicken stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.114 ratings

    Who needs takeaways when you can make this low-fat Chinese-style stir-fry in half an hour?

  • Lemon & oregano chicken traybake

    Lemon & oregano chicken traybake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.109 ratings

    An all-in-one supper of roast, cheap chicken thighs and crispy new potatoes with all the sunshine flavours of the Med

  • Lemon & honey chicken

    Lemon & honey chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.24 ratings

    This dish is best served cold, so you can make it a day in advance - it's also low in fat

  • Lemon roast chicken with chorizo stuffing

    Lemon roast chicken with chorizo stuffing

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    The Spanish-style stuffing in this roast chicken dish is packed with flavour and even more so if you make it ahead of time

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

  • Sticky lemon chicken

    Sticky lemon chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.39 ratings

    This tasty, low-fat lemon chicken recipe has a Mediterranean feel and just four ingredients- chicken, lemon, thyme and honey

  • Baked chicken with lemon served in a roasting tray

    Baked chicken with lemon

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    Spruce up chicken breasts with fresh thyme and lemon – whether or not you use skin-on chicken is up to you. Orange and rosemary also work well as flavourings

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